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Public Goods and Contingent Valuation

Robert Sugden

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Some of the special problems involved in eliciting preferences for public goods (with which many applications of contingent valuation are concerned) are considered. The defining characteristic of a ... More


Retirement Guarantees in Voluntary Defined Contribution Plans

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters

in The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266913
eISBN:
9780191601323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266913.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the rate of return guarantee options in defined contribution (DC) plans. Guarantees in DC plans offer fixed nominal rates of return over a calendar year. Rate of return ... More


The Financing of Internationalized Criminal Courts and Tribunals

Thordis Ingadottir

in Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo, and Cambodia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276745
eISBN:
9780191707650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276745.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

One of the most important departures of the internationalized criminal courts and tribunals from typical full international tribunals is the way in which they are funded. While the bulk of the cost ... More


The ‘impending cataclysm’: the state and hospital contribution, 1941–46

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

in Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the development of the official policy towards the idea of voluntary contribution within the health service in Great Britain. It discusses the perception of the hospital ... More


Recommended Play Versus Costly Punishments in a Laboratory Public Goods Game *

Ananish Chaudhuri and Tirnud Paichayontvijit

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Numerous studies have investigated the issue of private provision of public goods using a linear public goods game. This game creates conflict between cooperation, which contributes to the public ... More


Global Public Economics

James A. Mirrlees

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter, together with chs. 2 and 11, approaches the question of development funding in a theoretical way, rather than by examining individual proposals for sources. One purpose of the book is ... More


From Charity to Social Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy

Barbara Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162077
eISBN:
9781617970283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Persistent societal problems and wealth creation in the Arab region are driving a new generation of actors to commit their resources for the greater public welfare. Widely known as philanthropy, ... More


Demonstrations of Loyalty

Atle L. Wold

in Scotland and the French Revolutionary War, 1792-1802

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403313
eISBN:
9781474415965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403313.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter explores the various ways in which Scots demonstrated their loyalty to the British state in the 1790s. It is argued here that loyalism, and not patriotism, is the better term to use when ... More


Introduction Arab Philanthropy in Transition

Barbara Lethem Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif

in From Charity to Social Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162077
eISBN:
9781617970283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore the ways in which persistent societal problems coupled with rapid wealth creation in the Arab region are driving ... More


Can Market and Voting Institutions Generate Optimal Intergenerational Risk Sharing?

Antonio Rangel and Richard Zeckhauser

in Risk Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092553
eISBN:
9780226092560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092560.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Using an overlapping-generations model with randomness in both total endowments and the distribution of endowments between generations, this chapter examines whether markets or governments can ... More


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